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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1985 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 26-July 7, 1985
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1985
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 1988
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1988
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1989-1998
Size:
936 Photographs (1 Binder, 35mm slides, negatives, and photographic prints.)
0.5 Linear feet
10 Video recordings (VHS, 1/2" )
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.13
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection consists of the records of Anacostia Community Museum's Juneteenth program held by the museum from 1989-1999. The material consists primarily of event programs, photographs, and audiovisual recordings of the various celebrations held on the grounds of the museum. video and audio recordings of the program events.

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Billy Strayhorn Ephemera Collection
Creators:
Gregory, Thelma
Morris, Gregory
Dates:
1965-1969
Size:
3 Items (3 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0383
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two newsclippings, and an advertising yearbook documenting Strayhorn's career as Duke Ellington's chief arranger, co-composer, lyricist, and emergency fill-in at the piano.

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Henri F. Pittier photographs of Costa Rican people and artifacts
Creators:
Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950
Dates:
circa 1903-1904
Size:
1 Page (Sheet music :)
128 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.128
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Guatuso people and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. ALso included is a sheet of music.

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Oral history interview with Ron Ho
Creators:
Ho, Ron
Herman, Lloyd E.
Dates:
2017 May 9
Size:
2 Items (sound files (2 hrs., 5 min.), digital, wav)
38 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ho17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Ron Ho conducted 2017 May 9, by Lloyd Herman, for the Archives of American Art, at Ho's home in Seattle, Washington.

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Oral history interview with Robert Blackburn
Creators:
Blackburn, Robert Hamilton, 1920-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 December 4
Size:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.blackb70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Blackburn conducted 1970 December 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Blackburn speaks of his early life in Jamaica and New York; the influences of his youth including school, gangs, religion, art, music, and culture; the Harlem Community Art Center; studying with Charles Alston; the …

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bands
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1889-1925
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Bands
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Bands forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Oral history interview with John Cage
Creators:
Callahan, Harry M.
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1974 May 2
Size:
55 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cage74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Cage conducted 1974 May 2, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Dennis McCarthy photographs of Seri people and artifacts
Creators:
McCarthy, Dennis
Dates:
1970-1983
Size:
28 Color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Seri artifacts and craftspeople, probably made by Dennis McCarthy. They include images of wood carvings, baskets, a violin and bow, rasp and scraper, toy cradle, and necklace, as well as a man, probably Dennis McCarthy, with a basket maker, violin maker, and a saleswoman. The prints are mounted …

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